Maryland HIMSS Announces New Board of Director Members

Maryland HIMSS Announces New Board of Director Members

Over the last few months, the Maryland Chapter of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conducted their annual call for applications for vacant board positions. 

The requirements set forth by HIMSS National are:  Officers and Directors of the Board must be members in good standing of National HIMSS and of the Maryland Chapter for at least 1 year in order to serve on the board.

“We are honored to announce our newest Board of Directors, veteran leaders of the technology and healthcare communities. The diverse experience of these individuals will be invaluable as our Board sets the direction for 2019-2020 educational and professional development programs. Not only do these individuals bring incredible professional experience and accomplishments but a sense of community and commitment to growing the Health It Profession. ” said Karen Wilding, Past-President, Maryland Chapter of HIMSS

New to the board of directors, serving at-large:


Ms. Marianne Berger

Practice Transformation Specialist

University of Maryland Medical System


Ms. Kellie Bedford, PharmD

Director, Pharmacy Informatics and Technology

Medstar Health


Ms. Danielle Zaheer

Practice Manager

Anne Arundel Dermatology


Ms. Genevieve Morris


Integral Health Strategies


Re-elected for an additional two-year term, as a director at large:


                Ross D. Martin, MD, MHA, FAMIA

President, 360 Degree Insights LLC

Program Director, CRISP Research Initiative


Mr. Henry Archibong

Associate Vice President, Innovation Solutions



In July, the Maryland Chapter will have the following officers commence a two-year team as leaders:



Ms. Kathryn A. Whitmore


STS Consulting Group, LLC 



Mr. Phil Campbell

CIO/Vice President Information Services

Calvert Memorial Hospital



Ms. Anna Schoenbaum, DNP, RN-BC

Director, Inpatient Clinical Systems

University of Maryland Medical System



Mr. Ravi Singh


Fides Information Systems



Ms. Karen Marie Wilding, FHIMSS, CHCIO

Senior Director, Quality/Value Based Care & Affiliate Compliance Officer

University of Maryland Medical System


A full list of the Board of Directors can be found here


Maryland HIMSS has been the fortunate recipient of countless hours of volunteer support to provide ongoing educational, networking and professional development support for the state of Maryland.  The Board of Directors would also like to extend a special thanks to long serving leaders of the board, members and larger community:


Mr. Bill Byers

CIO, Western Maryland Health System


Mr. Mark Doore

Applications Analyst, MedStar Health


Mr. Bob Hooper

Area Vice-President, Orchestrate Health


Ms. Regan Pasko

Enterprise Director
Windstream Enterprise




HIMSS North America, a business unit within HIMSS, positively transforms health and healthcare through the best use of information technology in the United States and Canada. As a cause-based non-profit, HIMSS North America provides thought leadership, community building, professional development, public policy, and events. HIMSS North America represents 64,000 individual members, 640 corporate members, and over 450 non-profit organizations. Thousands of volunteers work with HIMSS to improve the quality, cost-effectiveness, access, and value of healthcare through IT. Major initiatives within HIMSS North America include the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, National Health IT Week, HIMSS Innovation Center, HIMSS Interoperability Showcases™, HIMSS Health IT Value Suite, and ConCert by HIMSS™.


About Maryland HIMSS Chapter

The Maryland Chapter of HIMSS is the state-wide, locally driven group of professionals with a focus on information technology in healthcare.  With over 2000 members, the chapter provides several educational events and networking forums annually, while regularly convening important industry discussions with local, state and federal agencies.  For the last five years, the Maryland Chapter has received the HIMSS Presidential Level designation for Recognition of Advocacy Award.




For more information, contact:

Communications Chair

Maryland HIMSS, Board of Directors